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Talking to Children

"How to talk to children about the Newtown CT Tragedy"

by:  Dr. Alan Wolfelt

Dear Teachers, Clergy, Community Leaders and Parents,

In December 2012, many of you may have been faced with having to answer questions about the tragedy that occurred in Newtown, Connecticut.  In response to this tragedy, we offer an article from the National Funeral Directors Association that was written by renowned grief expert, Dr. Alan Wolfelt.  We feel that this article is a great resource for anyone dealing with children and teens.  You can download Dr. Wolfelt’s article here.

We thank Dr. Alan Wolfelt ( and the NFDA ( for making this resource available. If you need additional resources, please do not hesitate to contact me.


Scott C. McCreery

Nosek-McCreery Funeral Home

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